Archive for October 2016

Flo smart thermometer works without touching

Thermometers are kind of gross if you think about it. They go places that are filled with germs, and you have to wonder if they’re ever truly clean. Now, you can thank technology for the ability to get an accurate temperature without having to stick anything anywhere. Thermometer works touch-free The Flo thermometer from Zeraph…

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iRobot Roomba 980 is all new: more power, more smarts

iRobot, the makers of the Roomba vacuum have updated their top of the line robot housekeeper with some brand new technology. The Roomba 980 looks a little different from previous models; (read my review of the iRobot Roomba 880 HERE) mainly sleeker, slimmer and with a more streamlined control panel. I had the chance to…

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Cute Playbulb Zoocoro lamp is a great nightlight for kids

Kids love animals so they’re bound to love this new line of lamps, particularly little ones who don’t like to be left in the dark. Meet Playbulb Zoocoro! Playbulb Zoocoro lights are small plastic lamps that are rechargeable, and can be used while plugged in, or away from their charging base to supply light anywhere…

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New Google Pixel phone launches in Canada: review

It’s probably one of the most anticipated smart phone launches in years. Google’s new Pixel phone is now out on the market and I was able to get my hands on one in advance for testing and review. Pixel is the first ever phone designed end to end by Google and it launches October 20,…

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5 beauty gadgets you need now

This month on CTV Tech Talk we looked at Beauty Gadgets. Dyson Supersonic hair dryer The hype around this beauty gadget has been phenomenal.  Dyson, best known for its bagless, superstrong vacuums and bladeless fans, has taken its years of technology and knowledge and made it fit in the palm of your hand. The Dyson…

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Dyson Supersonic hair dryer review

No woman likes drying her hair. It takes time to do well, holding a heavy dryer over your head for 20-plus minutes is tiring, and having a loud whine in your ear really sets a  certain tone for the day. It’s not surprising then there’s been lots of interest now that someone has finally decided…

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Clarisonic Mia Fit Review: facial cleansing for women & men

It’s a small, compact face brush with ultrasonic vibrations that promises to shake loose dirt and oil from your pores. But this kind of beauty technology can be expensive; and can it really do the job long term? I put the new Clarisonic Mia Fit and Alpha Fit for men to the test.

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Easy Halloween hacks; decorate with smart lights

Halloween is around the corner, and there’s an easy way to get your home ready. Coloured light bulbs can easily transform your home into a spooky space; whether you want orange to light up your front window pumpkin, or some darker lighting scenes to create a creepier vibe.

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